if it isn't the snow, it will be the heavy rain or coastal flood warnings. if it isn't the snow or the rain, it will be the winds. winds will be gusting upwards of 40 miles per hour with this nor'easter. let's track the snow. it pulls up the coastline. we'll see the snow spread to the west and the major east coast cities as we go throughout the day. this system is going to climb up to philly, to new york and up to boston. how much are we talking? by the time it is all said and done, a foot or snow or more for interior new england. look at all of the states, even more than six inches. this is a major concern for power outages, heavy, wet snow. the leaves are still on the trees. you're definitely going to want to prepare for this storm now. charge up those cell phone batteries. dan? >> all right, thank you. and by the way, i asked stephanie. she assures me, that even though we're getting an early season snowstorm, it does not mean we're in for a tough winter necessarily. necessarily. now, though, to politics and the race for the white house. your voice, your vote. and this morning, is tea party darling michele bachmann falling out of favor with the tea party? bachmann, who at one point, she was the candidate to beat.